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Static screen I cannot see anything but static when I turn on my camera. I cannot even view anything on playback.

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No matter what mode I place the unit mode or playback mode...I get a yellow flashing triangle on the view screen. I can't record or do playback. Any idea what that yellow triangle represents? ...

I have the same unit and the problem your describing comes and goes from the power switch on mine. (wiggle it)

hope this helps (if it don't... get it fixed this is a cam that cant be replaced even broke they bring in 200 on ebay or did a few years ago )

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I can turn my camera on, but there is no screen or sight for recording or play edit.

normally, if you can turn the camera on everything should work including the lcd. if its just an issue with the imaging sensor, you wont see anything on the viewfinder (for the viewfinder to work you need to close the lcd screen) but should at least see the indicators, same in the lcd screen and view your videos in playback mode. if its an lcd screen issue, there would be nothing coming up in any mode the camera is set to. you can try to reset cam back to default settings (press reset while cam is on, its located on the side where you have the handstrap, just below the speaker), or do power reset (remove the batt and ac adapter for at least a minute). if still the same, your unit may require service. thanks. hope this helps.

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Video Transfer * Install the Software that came with the camera to your PC.
* Connect the camera to the PC with the USB cable.
1. Open the LCD monitor to turn on the camera.
2. On the camera, Select [PLAYBACK ON PC]
Although a dialog box appears on the PC, you do not need to use it. PowerCinema Starts Automatically.
3. Click [Browse Videos] (for video playback) or [Browse Pictures] (for still image playback). 550e1a4.png
4. Click the media that contains the desired files. 3b90dad.png
5. Click the desired file. 8374bed.png
If you click Sort by/Filter by/View by, Searching options are delayed. Use them to search a file quickly. *Sort by:
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*Filter by:
Files are filtered according to the item that you selected.
*View by:
you can change the number of thumbnails on the screen.

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My camera has like some kind of static in the screen

Have you tried cleaning the heads? It went away for me when I did this. buy cleaning tapes and follow directions.

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I can playback the tapes but now I can't see anything on the screen when I want to record. The screen is just black. Is something not set correctly?

If your camcorder is Canon ZR85 then it has bad ccd imager problem and that part will be replaced to see live view in camera mode for recording.
Canon offers Free of Cost repair for ZR85 model.
Click Canon CCD Imager Support for details.

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Playback STD Locked Playback is Restricted message

the tape most likely has the lock switched on, it's secured so no one can even view it, why it happend, beats me, look at the bottom of the tape, if it has the lock switch, and is pushed up to "lock" push it back down, if  that doesn't work than I'm not sure, sorry.
hope this helped- snowsurfer58

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Your video heads are probably dirty. I have the same problem with mine too. If you buy a 8mm video cassette cleaner, it should work. Unless there is some other problem.

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The same is happening to me!!!

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Its time to show it to an approved repair shop, your display seems to have gone. I too had similar problem got it rectified at Service center.

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Replacing the cylinder with video heads part number A7048897A will cure the problem. If you need more help please advice. Arpi

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